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Jr. Systems Administrator

Apex Systems Columbia Contractor
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Apex Systems is looking for a Jr. Systems Administrator to support a government contract in Columbia, MD. If interested, please submit your most up-to-date resume to Jared Sanson. His email is Email blocked - click to apply.

Candidates must be US Citizens and able to obtain and maintain a TS/SCI clearance and a DHS EOD  Public Trust per condition of employment.

Junior System Administrator

Job Description:  

  • Linux System Administrator,  Member of a team of system administrators developing, deploying, and managing professional services solutions exclusively to Federal Government clients.
  • Key Roles and Responsibilities: Develops and applies junior to mid-level methods, theories and research techniques in investigation and solution of complex and difficult system design requirements and problems.
  • Technically support existing and new projects through all project lifecycle phases.
  • Coordinate efforts with the system administrator lead and additional technical support staff in the performance of assigned projects.
  • Reviews literature, patents and current practices relevant to the solution of assigned projects.
  • Reviews completion and implementation of systems additions and/or enhancements and recommends corrections in technical application.
  • Evaluates vendor capabilities to provide required products or services.
  • Education: Typically requires a Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, a related field or equivalent experience.
  • Experience: Typically requires a minimum of 3-5  years applicable progressively complex systems design administration experience, including integration of complex hardware/software systems. 

Required Skills, Experience, and Education

  • Linux System experience, Redhat certified w/ 3-5+  years’ experience, college degree in an Information Technology related field.


Desired: Virtualization experience (VMware) as well as Puppet and/or Ansible experience. 

EEO Employer

Apex is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Apex will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable law. If you have visited our website in search of information on employment opportunities or to apply for a position, and you require an accommodation in using our website for a search or application, please contact our Employee Services Department at 844-463-6178


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Apex Systems is a division of the 2nd largest IT staffing and services firm in North America. From consulting to staff augmentation, we connect top tech talent with great companies in all industries.


Apex earned Inavero’s Best of Staffing™ Client Diamond and Talent Awards for providing superior service to clients and job seekers, putting the company in the top 2 percent of all U.S. staffing agencies.


We take the time to understand a candidate’s talents and needs to ensure a good match with companies for contract, contract-to-hire, and direct hire positions. Each recruiter within Apex is focused on a specific skill area within infrastructure, applications, and project management. This focused discipline enables our local recruiters to work directly with our candidate’s and focus their talent on the right position at the right time.


We serve Fortune 500, mid-market, and emerging companies from a wide variety of industries, including communications, energy, financial services, government services, healthcare, technology, and utilities. 


Apex has branches in over 70 locations across the U.S. and Canada and more than 1,000 employees dedicated to supporting the needs of our clients and contract team members. Visit www.apexsystems.com to find a local branch or connect with an Account Manager or Recruiter.

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